Housing Coordinator, Coordonnatrice du logement, Yaoundé, U.S. Embassy Cameroon
Role Responsibilities/ Responsabilités du rôle
Housing Coordinator – All Interested Applicants / All Sources
09/29/2022 – 10/13/2022
Vacancy Time Zone:
LE – 0820 7
For More Info:
- Open to the public
Who May Apply/Clarification From the Agency:
For USEFM – FP is 07. Actual FP salary determined by Washington D.C.
- All Interested Applicants / All Sources
Security Clearance Required:
Public Trust – Background Investigation
Appointment Type Details:
- Indefinite subject to successful completion of probationary period
We encourage you to read and understand the Eight (8) Qualities of Overseas Employees before you apply.
The work schedule for this position is:
Full Time (40 hours per week)
Start date: Candidate must be able to begin working within a reasonable period of time upon receipt of agency authorization and/or clearances/certifications or their candidacy may end.
Relocation Expenses Reimbursed:
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Job holder is one of two coordinators for U.S. Embassy housing. In this role job holder manages the logistics of housing assignments, helps advise the Interagency Housing Board (IAHB) on regulatory and technical details of assigning housing, liaises with the Department of State Overseas Buildings Operations (OBO) on housing matters and waivers, and attends the Mission’s Make-Ready Meetings that ensure housing preparations are carefully coordinated to coincide with the arrival and departure of Embassy employees. This coordination role requires excellent management skills and constant communication and coordination with several offices within the U.S. Mission as well as with incoming and outgoing embassy staff occupying the residences. Job holder also develops working relationships with landlords and/or their respective agents and management companies in a continuing dialogue to build relationships that ensure a successful housing program. Job holder is directly supervised by the Housing Supervisor.
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Qualifications and Evaluations
EXPERIENCE: At least three years of experience in a customer service atmosphere that includes managing logistics in a real estate, marketing, sales or a customer-oriented business is required
JOB KNOWLEDGE: Must have excellent knowledge of MS Office Suite. Must possess a general knowledge of local residential real estate practices.
At least two years of college or university studies is required.
LANGUAGE: Fluency in English and Good Working Knowledge in French (speaking/reading/writing) are required. This may be tested.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Good oral and written communications skills that include customer service are required to develop and maintain effective, working relationships. Strong organizational skills are required to operate independently with limited direct supervision. Tact in dealing with residents on housing issues and persuasiveness in dealing with landlords and the ability to interpret and apply housing policies and regulations. Proficient in Microsoft Office application suite, including Outlook, Word, and Excel. Must possess a valid driver’s license for a minimum of 5 years. This may be tested.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY (EEO): The U.S. Mission provides equal opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation.
Qualified female applicants are encouraged to apply.
All applicants under consideration will be required to pass U.S. Embassy issued medical and security certifications.
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Benefits and Other Info
Locally Employed Staff, including Members of Household (MOHs), and Third-Country Nationals (TCNs), working at the U.S. Mission in Yaounde, Cameroon may receive a compensation package that may include health, separation, and other benefits.
For EFMs, benefits should be discussed with the Human Resources Office.
The pay plan is assigned at the time of the conditional offer letter by the HR Office.
For the current COVID-19 Requirements please visit the following link.
HIRING PREFERENCE SELECTION PROCESS: Applicants in the following hiring preference categories are extended a hiring preference in the order listed below. Therefore, it is essential that these applicants accurately describe their status on the application. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not eligible for a hiring preference.
HIRING PREFERENCE ORDER:
- AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*
- AEFM / USEFM
- FS on LWOP and CS with reemployment rights **
* IMPORTANT: Applicants who claim status as a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran must submit a copy of their most recent DD-214 (“Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty”), Letter from Veterans’ Affairs which indicates the present existence of a service-connected disability dated within the past six months, equivalent documentation, or certification. A “certification” is any written document from the armed forces that certifies the service member is expected to be discharged or released from active duty service in the armed forces under honorable conditions within 120 days after the certification is submitted by the applicant. The certification letter should be on letterhead of the appropriate military branch of the service and contain (1) the military service dates including the expected discharge or release date; and (2) the character of service. Acceptable documentation must be submitted in order for the preference to be given.
** This level of preference applies to all Foreign Service employees on LWOP and CS with re-employment rights back to their agency or bureau.
For more information (i.e., what is an EFM, USEFM, AEFM, MOH, etc.?) and for additional employment considerations, please visit the following link.
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How to Apply
How to Apply:
All candidates must be able to obtain and hold a U.S. Embassy issued Security clearance.
To apply for this position click the “Submit Application” button. For more information on how to apply visit the Mission internet site.
To qualify based on education, you MUST submit the requested degree and / or transcripts as verification of educational requirement by the closing date of this announcement. Failure to provide requested information, or the information is insufficient to verify eligibility, may result in disqualification for this position.
Residency and/or Work Permit (if applicable)
University Diploma or equivalence
CNI OR Passport copy (as applicable)
Attestation of work or proof of experience
Eligible Family Member Applicants:
Copy of Sponsor’s Orders/Assignment Notification (or equivalent)
DD-214 – Member Copy 4, Letter from Veterans’ Affairs, or other supporting documentation (if applicable)
SF-50 (if applicable)
ONLY Applicants who are invited to take a language or skills test, or who are selected for an interview will be contacted via email.
For further information – the complete position description listing all of the duties, responsibilities, required qualifications, etc. may be obtained by contacting the Human Resources Office.
Thank you for your application and your interest in working at the U.S. Mission in Yaounde, Cameroon.
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